Old Norwegian Dictionary - djöfulshundr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "djöfulshundr" (or djǫfulshundr) in Norwegian.

As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:

djöfulshundr (djǫfulshundr)
djöfulshundr, m. Hund som er i Djævelens Tjeneste, drives af ham. Sturl. I, 2921.

Part of speech: m

Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, djöfulshundr may be more accurately written as djǫfulshundr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚦᛁᚯᚠᚢᛚᛋᚼᚢᚿᚦᚱ
Medieval Runes were used in Norway from 11th to 15th centuries.
Futhork was a continuation of earlier Younger Futhark runes, which were used to write Old Norse.

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